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New York / Lottery Winner #242857

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 12, 1976
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(Studio) Background of Robert J. Netto, New York state lottery winner, and wife Judy of Watertown, New York, cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [Telly SAVALAS - reads name of winner.] (Film of Monday night's drawing shown.) On winning, Netto says he might buy his and her Corvettes or Jaguars; this morning is more composed. [MAN - talks to Netto about buying lottery tickets.] In hotel room, brother fending off press. [Netto's BROTHER - answers telephone and asks if caller is press and wants to do story.] [Judy NETTO - says religious figure given to them by Netto's mother for good luck helped them win.] [NETTO - says he'll use money best he can; will give $5000 to church. Says he'll keep working.] Nettos' jobs noted. (Interview with Netto's parents in Watertown, New York, by Don Cladstrup.) [Dorothy NETTO - says God has shown son and wife he loves them.] [John NETTO - says he's going to have few beers; before he couldn't afford it.]
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick (WCBS-TV news film)

Cronkite, Walter

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